Period
to 27 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IEC 61131 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IEC 61131 over the 6 months to 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IEC 61131
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 819 912
Contract jobs citing IEC 61131 0 5 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK - 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.055% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50

IEC 61131 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,050 9,046 11,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.44% 10.32% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,781 5,564 7,223
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £250
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 409 398
Median hourly rate £26.25 £21.05 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.73% -3.82% -0.09%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.97 £11.21
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.00 £50.03
Median hourly rate £23.43 £23.34 £21.25
% change year-on-year +0.39% +9.84% +6.25%

IEC 61131
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IEC 61131 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61131 in the UK

IEC 61131
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IEC 61131.

Hourly rate trend for IEC 61131 in the UK